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Reviews

Ambassador Hazy – The Traveler

Cardinal Fuzz/Hazy House

“a kaleidoscopic odyssey on a shoestring”


Sweeney – Stay For The Sorrow

Sound In Silence

‘deeply personal’


Magic Shoppe – Mono Lake

Cardinal Fuzz/Little Cloud

“Call it masochistic melancholy”


Pia Fraus – Now You Know It Still Feels The Same

Seksound

Eurovision dreampop contest, anyone?


Julien Demoulin – Everything Forgotten, Everything Remembered.

Sound In Silence

Focused breathing with francophone minimalist


System Exclusive – S/T

Castle Face

“11 poppy synth-punk offerings coming on more like 2002 than 2022”


Vague Lanes – Cassette

n5Music

post punk project with twin bassists


Parker Sprout – Milk In The Sun

Moon Glyph

“Sprout has a real knack for lazy-days slacking, dressing his summery creations in odd clothing for fun”


The Angered Wrecks – Bennies, Booze And R&R 1981

Cardinal Fuzz/Feeding Tube

“The Angered Wrecks were as keen on hardcore, 60s garage and proto-metal as they were The Stooges”


The Janitors – Noisolation Sessions Vol. 2

Cardinal Fuzz/Little Cloud

“The Janitors are hard to shift from a decent groove when they burrow in deep”


Dryft – From Stasis

n5MD

Far from static IDM release,


Good Shepherd – Let’s See What The East Wind Brings

Rusted Rail Records

‘minimalist folk’ to ‘pull on the heartstrings’


AZ – Doe or Die II

Quiet Money

low key gem from the Brooklyn rapper


Black Swan Lane – Hide In View

Wanderland

congratulations, you just discovered your latest favourite band


American Cream Band – Dark Hemisphere

Moon Glyph

“Dark Hemisphere may be far out but, in an alien kind of way, it’s almost welcoming too.”


The Institutes – Colosseums

42’s Records

Colossal debut from Britains best new band.


The Oscillation – Untold Futures

All Time Low

“It’s no small step forward either; it’s a giant leap into the uncharted for the artist.”


Stray Theories – This Light

n5MD

understated and beautiful ambient release


Meatbodies – 333

In The Red

“Ubovich is at his best when letting rip with face-melting fuzz”


Nolan Potter – Music Is Dead

Castle Face

“Music clearly isn’t dead, but Potter is one of those that believes punk definitely killed it.”